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Caracalla Baths - Rome

Artificial Intelligence helps recreate Baths of Caracalla. The Baths of Caracalla were built around the year 216 for the use and enjoyment of the Rom ...

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Incubation Reception Center / Ching Chi Design + Leo-constr

Philosophy:Ching Chi Architecture embraces a philosophy of "existential design", a term coined by the company. Design is executed in the fou ...

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Inmos Microprocessor Factory Is Richard Rogers' High-te

We continue our guide to high-tech architecture by looking at the Inmos Microprocessor Factory, a key example of Richard Rogers\' radical inside-out b ...

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Justice Murray Sinclair Wins 2024 RAIC Gold Medal

Photo credit: RAIC The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced that Justice Murray Sinclair will be the recipient of the 2024 RAI ...

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Canadian projects continue strong following Arcadis acquisit

The Curv, WKK Architects (Image credit: WKK Architects) Following the integration of the former TSX-listed IBI Group Inc., things are going well for D ...

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Stantec selected to design first comprehensive cancer hospit

Exterior rendering of hospital in daylight. Image: Stantec Stantec has been selected to provide design services for the Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Hosp ...

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Op-Ed: Teamwork and Knowledge ? Solutions to Obstacles in He

Buildings are major contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, responsible for about 40 per cent of these emissions according to the World Green Buildi ...

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OAA Announces Landscape Design Competition for its Headquart

OAA headquarters. Photo by Michael Teneglia The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has announced the launch of a landscape design competition f ...

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Lemay and Fusion Énergie Partner to Accelerate Decarbonizat

Daniel Sazzarin, president and founder of Fusion Énergie and Louis T. Lemay, president of Lemay. Photo courtesy of Lemay. Design firm Lem ...

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Design Research Internship Model at UofT?s Daniels Faculty e

A new architecture internship model for experiential learning called DRIP (Design Research Internship Project), created for UofT’s Daniels Facu ...

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Dedication of Liberian Learning Centre Marks Milestone in Ed

Rendering: Liberian Learning Centre The Liberian Learning Centre is set to be officially dedicated on February 23, 2024, in Paynesville, Liberia. This ...

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ROM Announces Transformative Project that Reimagines Museum

?? Hennick Commons will feature a high-performance diagrid glass ceiling above the new cultural living room at ROM On February 14, 2024, the Royal Ont ...

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Op-Ed: Housing Design Catalogue is “one tool, but not

As both a practising architect and as the president of the governing Council of a provincial architecture regulator, I have been following the nation ...

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Maîtres d??uvre Architectes Unveil Espace Péribonka

Photo credit: Stéphane Groleau Maîtres d??uvre Architectes (MDO), has introduced Espace Péribonka, located in the village of Péribonka, on the ba ...

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Timber gridshells an asset for contemporary architecture 

(Photo credit : Philippe Charest) Thanks to the emergence of modeling software, contemporary architecture has seen the rise of buildings with complex ...

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Figurr Architects Collective advocates for sustainable desig

Photo credit: Naquib Hossain Figurr Architects Collective has unveiled 159 Forward Avenue, a 49-unit, multi-family affordable housing project for the ...

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In Memoriam: Hugh Westren (1933-2024)

Architect John ?Hugh? Westren passed away on January 18, 2024. Westren was born in Toronto in 1933 and attended UTS and North Toronto C.I. Following f ...

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Toronto’s Port Lands Celebrates Opening of Two Landmar

Photo credit: Entuitive The two newest additions to Toronto?s Port Lands Bridges have opened to the public and signify a major step in the redevelopme ...

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Port of Montréal Tower and Grand Quai

Grand Quai & Port of Montreal Tower. Photo credit: Olivier Blouin The design of the Port of Montréal Tower, by Provencher_Roy, began in 2013 with th ...

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McGill University researchers say modern temperature control

Credit: Henry Saxon Snell Fonds, John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection, McGill University Library Researchers at McGill University?s Peter Guo-h ...

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TSA Connect 2024 event to shine light on architectural caree

Photo credit: TSA The Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) will be hosting an event next month that will showcase the wide variety of career paths ...

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Perkins&Will announce elevation of Susan Gushe to globa

Photo credit: Perkins&Will Perkins&Will recently announced the elevation of Canadian architect Susan Gushe to a global role as chief operating officer ...

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Editorial: A Faulty Case to Relocate the Science Centre

Opened in 1969, the Ontario Science Centre was designed by architects Raymond Moriyama and Ted Teshima. Photo by Elsa Lam In late November last year, ...

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RAIC Journal: Fostering the Architectural Community through

Congress Delegates in the Great Hall of the Squamish Lil-wat Cultural Centre, designed by Formline Architecture (formerly Alfred Waugh Architect) with ...

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In Memoriam: Jerome (Jerry) Markson (1929-2023)

Jerome Markson (1929-2023). Photo by Laura Miller I was privileged to work with Jerome Markson for over thirty years, first as an employee and later a ...

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The Well, Toronto, Ontario

The 7.7-acre site formerly housed The Globe and Mail?s facility, and is located in the midst of the densifying King West area. To the south, ?it adjoi ...

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A New Leaf: The Leaf, Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba

A tropical zone is one of four biomes housed within The Leaf. PROJECT The Leaf, Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba  ARCHITECTS KPMB Architects in a ...

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Book Review: David Penner Architect

David Penner at Table for 1200, an annual event hosted by the organization he created, Storefront Manitoba. Photo by Red Photo Co. Edited by Tom Monte ...

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Book Review: All Things Move?Learning to Look at the Sistine

By Jeannie Marshall (Bibliosis, 2023) REVIEW Adele Weder For much of the past millennium, Christian iconography has dominated the Western world?s art ...

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Book Review: Design Trails?Adventures of a Structural Engine

By Paul Alexander Fast  (2023) Review Tim Ibell Fast + Epp was selected by Cannon Design as the engineer for the Richmond Skating Oval?s long-spanni ...

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Generating Interest: Scott Street Interlocking Signal Tower

Lightly polished aluminum panels clad the emergency generator?s enclosure. Sections of panels are angled to provide natural ventilation to the equipme ...

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LETT Architects Inc. Unveils Transformation to Unity Design

Image credit: Unity Design Studio LETT Architects Inc. has unveiled its transformation to Unity Design Studio and has announced two new locations. Bot ...

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Applications now being accepted for 2024 CCA Interuniversity

Gordon Matta-Clark, A W-Hole House: Roof Top Atrium, 1973, photomontage, gelatin silver prints, PH2002:0043:001-009, © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clar ...

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TMU announces winter 2024 lineup for Lecture And Exhibition

By Alex Guibord from Toronto, Canada via Wikimedia Commons Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) has announced the winter 2024 lineup for its lecture ...

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BPA acquires Toronto-based consulting engineering firm TMP

Image credit: The Mitchell Partnership Bouthillette Parizeau (BPA), one of Canada?s largest consulting engineering firms, recently acquired The Mitche ...

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In Memoriam: Morden Yolles (1925 – 2024)

Morden Yolles died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on Monday, January 22, in his 99th year of life. Mordy was the son of Leon and Do ...

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The Daniels Faculty?s Winter 2024 public program has begun

The winter 2024 public program presented by the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto is now in ...

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AAPPQ awards honorary title to France Vanlaethem

Photo courtesy of AAPPQ The Association des architectes en pratique privée du Québec (AAPPQ) recently awarded the honorary member title to France Va ...

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Scene: Canadian Architect Awards Celebration, January 19, 20

On January 19, 2024, winners of the Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence gathered at Massey College at the University of Toronto to celebrate. In t ...

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International Garden Festival unveils projects for its 25th

Four projects have been selected for the 25th edition of the International Garden Festival in Grand-Métis, Quebec, called The Ecology of Possibility ...

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Winter Stations 2024 reveals winners and announces Queen Str

WINTERACTION by University of Guelph ? Department of Landscape Architecture (Afshin Ashari, Ali Ebadi, Jacob Farrish, Cameron Graham, Ngoc Huy Pham, R ...

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Design unveiled for Aurèle-Dubois new cultural space

Source: Ville de Beloeil The municipal council of the Ville de Beloeil recently awarded the contract for the expansion and redevelopment of the Aurèl ...

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Seven Canadian projects among winners of 2023 IOC IPC IAKS A

Churchill Meadows Community Centre, Mississauga, Canada, Architect: MJMA Architecture & Design, Operator: City of Mississauga Seven Canadian projects ...

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The Ventin Group Ltd. to be Prime Consultant for $200 millio

Photo courtesy of +VG Architects The Ventin Group Ltd. has announced that it will be Prime Consultant and Architect for the restoration and reuse of t ...

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Senator Scott Tannas discusses Centre Block’s rehabili

Upgrading Centre Block to meet modern seismic standards involves excavation work around the building?s foundation. The entire building will eventually ...

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Feds won’t say why they scrapped consultation with vet

A view of the Peace Tower is framed by the space between the walls, evoking the promise of democracy. Team Daoust says they were inspired the Leonard ...

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Construction begins on Town of Newmarket?s 16-acre Mulock Pa

View of the Mulock Park entry bridge over the enhanced wetland at the corner of Yonge Street and Mulock Drive, in Newmarket, ON. (Photo courtesy of PL ...

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Stantec to acquire transportation, buildings, and environmen

Morrison Hershfield remains a preferred vendor for engineering and construction services on the F.G. Gardiner Expressway, a critical piece of Toronto? ...

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TSA enlisting architecture studios in Toronto for Doors Open

Photo by Yianni Tong As part of Doors Open Toronto 2024, the Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) is enlisting a group of architectural practices to o ...

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IDS 2024 to feature seminar exploring future of collaboratio

Photo courtesy of Ace Images The Interior Design Show (IDS) is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from January 18 to 24, 2024, for its 2 ...

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WorldGBC launches framework outlining scopes for building an

Modern office building with green tree and sunlight, business concept background. The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has launched a new publi ...

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Architect Toyo Ito donates archive to the CCA

Toyo Ito during the archival hearing in 2019, as part of the Meanwhile in Japan series, Tokyo © CCA. The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) anno ...

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New Indigenous gathering space opens at Queen’s Univer

Photo credit: Francis Fougere Members of the Queen?s community recently gathered to celebrate the official opening of a new outdoor Indigenous gatheri ...

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Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada issues call

Photo credit: The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) has just released ...

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TELUS Health says workplace conflict results in 55 days lost

Photo by cottonbro studio from Pexels TELUS Health recently released its  TELUS Mental Health Index, which revealed that workers who experience confl ...

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World Monuments Fund Calls for Government Engagement with Lo

Ontario Place (Photo credit: World Monuments Fund) On December 19, 2023, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) wrote a letter to the Government of Ontario ex ...

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Auditor General Report says Ontario Science Centre Relocatio

Photo by James Brittain The Office of the Auditor General of Ontario recently issued a report about the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto and Science ...

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Ottawa to launch pre-approved home design catalogue, bring b

The federal government intends to resurrect a post-war effort to ramp up housing construction across Canada, but with a 21st-century twist. A consu ...

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Op-ed: Building Place Through Creativity and Play

Tee Up Downsview features 9 colourful artistic mini-golf holes at the Downsview Airport Lands. Courtesy of: Northcrest Developments Toronto is one of ...

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Is Oliver Edmonton?s urban investment gem"

The sister of Mercury Block, Mercury Block II will bring 166 residential units and $65 million in investment. (Credit: Autograph) Something exciting i ...

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RÉCO celebrates inauguration of new construction material r

Front view of RÉCO’s facade (Photo credit: ASFQ) A new ecological initiative has come to life with Architecture Without Borders Quebec’ ...

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Urbanarium’s affordable housing competition series ret

Double Corridor Boxes (Photo courtesy of Urbanarium) Urbanarium has announced Decoding Density, the third installment of Canada?s largest affordable h ...

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Colour Your City

In cities, colour is everywhere. Buildings show off their contours with contrasting pops of colour, while public spaces come to life with art installa ...

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Toronto Society of Architects celebrates fourth annual Ginge

Ontario Place by Joël Leon The Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) is rolling out its fourth annual Gingerbread City showcase, a hybrid exhibit full ...

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WeWork approached physical space as if it were virtual, whic

Co-working spaces like WeWork marketed their social networking opportunities as a benefit to members. (Shutterstock) Their enterprise rode a wave of ...

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Scarborough Academy of Medicine and Integrated Health at the

Photo courtesy of Diamond Schmitt and MVRDV Diamond Schmitt and MVRDV have recently revealed the design of the new building for the Scarborough Academ ...

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Behind the closed doors of the Memorial to Canada’s Mi

Team Daoust’s proposal centres on two offset walls that evoke mishrabi screens. On December 5, the ongoing controversy over the award of the fe ...

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Ontario Association of Architects launches new podcast serie

Photo credit: OAA A new podcast series was recently launched by the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) and was designed to make the built environ ...

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Pool at Wascana Park in Regina designed with accessibility a

Photo credit: Grunert Imaging The new pool at Wascana Park in Regina, Saskatchewan, which reopened this past summer, replaced outdated 72-year-old fac ...

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Two Canadian projects honoured with 2023 Holcim Awards

1925 Victoria Park Ave. (Rendering by PARTISANS, courtesy of the Holcim Foundation) Two Canadian projects are amongst the winners of the Holcim Founda ...

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Building and construction sector show collective force at CO

Photo courtesy of Burst from Pexels The building and construction sector has shown collective force at the UN Climate Summit COP28 with more than 350 ...

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Canada unveils pavilion concept for Expo 2025 Osaka

Photo source: Kollectif Canada has unveiled its pavilion concept for Expo 2025 in Osaka, Japan, which will embrace the natural cycles of Canada?s seas ...

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New organization to support net-zero building growth in Nova

Photo courtesy of Burst from Pexels A new organization, called the Building to Zero Exchange, aims to support net-zero building growth in Nova Scotia. ...

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In Memoriam: David Thom

Photo courtesy of Arcadis Arcadis IBI Group president, David Thom, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2023. Thom began his career with IBI Group in 19 ...

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Winners Announced for the 2023 Heritage Toronto Awards

80 Richmond Restoration, 2023 Built Heritage Award nominee. Photo by Arthur Mola Photography Image courtesy of Dream. Canadian architects and urbanist ...

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Two Canadian firms win Project of the Year at WAF

Veil House by 5468796 Architecture (Photo credit: James Brittain) Several Canadian architects are among the winners of the 2023 World Architecture Fe ...

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FORREC announces partnership with Japan-based Sansei Technol

Ba Den Mountain in Tay Ninh, Vietnam (Image credit: FORREC) FORREC, a global leader in experience design, recently announced a partnership with Japan- ...

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mcCallumSather to acquire Edge Architects

Photo source: McCallumSather McCallumSather recently announced that it will be acquiring Edge Architects. The transaction will be completed on January ...

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Debunking the “Business Case” for relocating the

The current Ontario Science Centre on Don Mills Road, in Toronto. Photo by BuBZ at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons ...

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Indigenous-led exhibition “Towards Home” now on

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design, 1 Spadina, Indigenous-led exhibition ?????? / Ruovttu Guvlui / Towards Home opening at t ...

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K-Days Design Competition set to return to Edmonton

Pop-upsicles by OneTwoSix (Photo source: K-Days) Entries are currently being accepted for the K-Days Design Competition, hosted by Explore Edmonton Co ...

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The Winners: 2023 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

We are proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence. We had a strong response to the program this year, including ...

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Jury Comments: 2023 Canadian Architect Awards of Excellence

Jurors Michael Heeney, Omar Gandhi, Claire Weisz and photo juror Jacqueline Young In late September, jurors Omar Gandhi, Claire Weisz, and Michael Hee ...

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Viewpoint: The Synagogue at Babyn Yar

Shaped like a siddur (prayer book), Manuel Herz?s Synagogue at Babyn Yar physically opens to create a space for religious services. Photo by Iwan Baan ...

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The National Centre for Indigenous Laws

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE I love this idea of the Indigenous program wrapping around?and effectively allowing the First ...

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Nelson Pier

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE The design articulation of how a shared and undervalued community asset has a voice through ar ...

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Frog Lake First Nations? Children & Family, Interventio

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE The building reads as an extension of the landscape filled with natural light and the warm hue ...

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Don Mills Jamatkhana and Ismaili Community Centre

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE A masterful composition of texture and natural light, with places for social interaction as we ...

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The New Vic, McGill University

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF EXCELLENCE This sensitively inserted addition and the adaptive reuse of these historic institutional buil ...

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The Marianne and Edward Gibson Art Museum

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF MERIT A simple and refined approach to museum design. The overall massing is lighthearted and creates rel ...

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Triptych

WINNER OF A 2023 CANADIAN ARCHITECT AWARD OF MERIT A wonderful, contemporized interpretation of the Vancouver Special using prefabricated components. ...

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The Parti Wall

The design of two adjacent multi-generational homes explores how a range of semi-private outdoor spaces can be incorporated into Toronto dwellings. WI ...